05490132 is referenced by 35 patents and cites 27 patents.

An apparatus for inputting and/or outputting information includes a plurality of probes arranged at positions respectively facing each of the plural blocks which carry information, a device for enabling the plurality of probes to respectively perform tracking independently, and a device for inputting information to and/or outputting information from the information carrier by the use of the aforesaid probes.

Title
Apparatus including at least one probe for being displaced relative to a recording medium for recording and/or reproducing information
Application Number
685047
Publication Number
5490132
Application Date
January 21, 1993
Publication Date
February 6, 1996
Inventor
Toshihiko Miyazaki
Hiratsuka
JP
Katsunori Hatanaka
Yokohama
JP
Toshiyuki Komatsu
Hiratsuka
JP
Takayuki Yagi
Machida
JP
Agent
Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
Assignee
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
G11B 9/00
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